The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 156 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 1 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2654 2697 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.54% 87.03% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1732 1799
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 1 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Acronis
6 1 (12.50%) COBIT
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Sophos
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Acronis
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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